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Estonia discovers Swedish drying cabinets

Kadri Freiberg, sales director at Profiseadmete OÜ, Nimo’s distributor in Estonia. The international sales initiative that began last year under Nimo’s own brand gave immediate results. During the year, the company’s sales representative in Estonia – Profiseadmete OÜ – sold more than 450 drying cabinets. “The sales increase is primarily due to the attention Nimo’s […]

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Nimo recruiting for growth in Finland

Kim Caravitis, Nimo’s new salesman in Finland Nimo intends to increase its presence and market share in Finland through its newly recruited salesman, Kim Caravitis. The goal is to convince the Finnish people of all the advantages drying cabinets provide. “Initially, we’ll be promoting Nimo’s most energy-efficient drying cabinet – ECO Dryer 2.0 HP – […]

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Estonia first with exclusive Nimo distribution

Nimo has signed a contract making Profiseadmete OÜ the exclusive sales representative and distributor for Nimo’s brand and products in Estonia. This is the drying cabinet company’s next step in the campaign to intensify its international presence based on local market knowledge. “There is already a great deal of knowledge about drying cabinets as a […]

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Swedish drying cabinet outperforms competitors

The Swedish Energy Agency: “Nimo can save our schools millions”

Industry company Nimo’s latest product launch, the heat pump powered Eco Dryer HP 2.0, which is also sold by Cylinda and Miele, has been put to the test by the Swedish Energy Agency. The Agency found a major technological leap for drying cabinets in general, and that Swedish schools can save up to 29 million SEK each year in utility bills with the new technology. In addition, Nimo’s cabinets stood out on several different test points.

– The Energy Agency work on the behalf of the Swedish government and is an independent reviewer with high credibility and authority on our market. The fact that their test show that our product is conserving much more power, drying the laundry twice as fast and emitting half as much heat and moisture as our competitors really demonstrates our leading position, says Andreas Bjelkholm, marketing director at Nimo.

Nimo develops and manufactures energy-efficient drying cabinets for the professional market and, through external brands, end consumers. The Swedish Energy Agency, which convey knowledge and information regarding efficient energy use has recently released their test results on several new drying cabinet models powered by modern technology. Eco Dryer HP 2.0, developed and manufactured by Nimo and sold by Cylinda and Miele was one of the tested products.

– It’s a great feeling receiving these amazing results from The Energy Agency’s test. We’ve been developing the heat pump powered Eco Dryer HP 2.0 with the vision of a drying cabinet with a far superior energy-efficiency. Our starting point has always been the performance standards of our customers; short drying times, low power consumption and easy installation at a good price, says Andreas Bjelkholm.

Eco Dryer HP 2.0 dries a full load of laundry in only two hours, compared to the other tested cabinet which required four hours. Nimo’s product is in addition a completely enclosed system with a condensing efficiency of 78 percent. Therefore there’s no need for ventilation in the room where the cabinet is installed. If drying cabinets were labeled according to EU standards and with the same requirements as for dryers, the test results shows that the Eco Dryer HP 2.0 would be labeled Energy Class A.

– The tested products are 45-48 percent more efficient compared to cabinets based on older technology. Drying cabinets are practical in schools and pre-schools, since it can dry wet clothes without them necessarily being washed first, says Helena Nilsson, test manager at The Swedish Energy Agency.

Cylinda, who markets and sells Nimos cabinet under the product name Cylinda TS 190 VP ECO welcomes the test results which shows that drying cabinets now has undergone the same technology progress as other appliances regarding energy efficiency and market requirements.

– The fact that our cabinet is highlighted as a significant source of energy saving is a big step forward. It’s a practical utility product that helps smoothen our customers’ everyday life. Cylinda’s focus has always been to meet our customers every day demands with energy-efficient products with cutting edge technology.

The heat pump powered Eco Dryer HP 2.0 has been on the market for one year, it was launched in the spring of 2013. So far more than 1,500 units has been sold, and the demand keeps increasing.

– We’re going to spread the good news from The Swedish Energy Agency to the public and to Sweden’s municipalities. Our factory is already working under pressure, and now we’ll hopefully be even busier, says Andreas Bjelkholm, marketing director at Nimo.

For further information
Timo Taiminen, MD Nimo, +46 (0) 506-488 05, timo.taiminen@nimoverken.com
Magnus Sjöbäck, press officer Nimo, +46 (0) 70-445 15 99, magnus.sjoback@nimoverken.com

Nimo offers energy efficient drying cabinets , sinks and technical accessories for the laundry room to retailers, wholesalers and consumers in the Nordic region. The business started in 1944, has a turnover of SEK 180 million and currently employs 100 dedicated staff. Nimos factory is located in Hova, Sweden. www.nimoverken.com